Egyptian prosecutor: Mursi collapsed in cage in court, no sign of injury

by Reuters
Monday, 17 June 2019 17:32 GMT

CAIRO, June 17 (Reuters) - Egypt's public prosecutor said on Monday that ousted Islamist president Mohamed Mursi had collapsed in a cage in the court after addressing the tribunal and had been pronounced dead in hospital at 4:50 p.m. (1450 GMT).

The prosecutor said in a statement that a medical report showed no apparent recent injuries on Mursi's body. (Reporting by Enas al-Ashray; Writing by Nadine Awadalla; Editing by Sami Aboudi and Kevin Liffey)

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